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SharePoint 2013 Developer, Part 08: List Items and Forms

with expert Tim McCarthy

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Course at a glance

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Release date Release date 10/22/2013
Level Level Advanced
Runtime Runtime 1h 7m
Platform Platform Major browsers on Windows Major browsers on Windows Major browsers on Mac OSX Major browsers on Mac OSX Mobile Devices Mobile Devices
Closed captioning Closed captioning Included
Transcript Transcript Included
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Hands-on labs Hands-on labs N/A
Sample code Sample code Included
Exams Exams Included

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Course description

Since lists are the core data structure in SharePoint, it is essential to know how to create, read, update, and delete items using the server-side object model. Just as important as the data for lists is the UI for lists, and in this chapter you will learn the various ways of customizing the different views and data forms for lists. Lists also have a rich menu system in the SharePoint UI, and you will learn how to add your own menu items to SharePoint lists, thus giving your solutions are more natural, intuitive integration with the SharePoint UI framework.


This course assumes that students have some Web development background and some experience using Visual Studio 2012.

Prepare for certification

This course will help you prepare for:
70-489 Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Advanced Solutions
70-488 Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions

This course will help you earn:
MCSD: SharePoint Applications

Meet the expert

Tim McCarthy Tim McCarthy is a senior solutions architect with Perficient who designs and builds highly scalable, layered web, desktop, and mobile applications utilizing the latest Microsoft platforms and technologies. His expertise covers a wide range of Microsoft technologies including SharePoint/Office 365, Office Apps, Windows Phone, Windows 8, Azure, .NET Framework (ASP.NET, VSTO, Workflow, WCF, WPF), SQL Server, Active Directory, MS Exchange development, and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) applications. Tim holds multiple Microsoft certifications and is a former Microsoft MVP in Solutions Architecture. He is the author of several books, has developed presentations for the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN), and has written articles for <em>SQL Server Magazine</em> and <em>Windows &amp; .NET Magazine</em>. He has been a featured speaker at conferences, user groups, and code camps worldwide. Before becoming an application developer, Tim was an officer in the United States Marine Corps.

Course outline

List Items and Forms

CRUD (20:26)
  • Introduction (00:21)
  • CRUD (01:33)
  • Complex Field Types (02:09)
  • AllowUnsafeUpdates (01:10)
  • Demo: AllowUnsafeUpdates (01:30)
  • Demo: Create Links List (05:18)
  • Demo: Adding Item to List (04:00)
  • Demo: Add Web part to the page (02:40)
  • Demo: Login as User (01:27)
  • Summary (00:14)
List Events (14:29)
  • Introduction (00:16)
  • List Events (02:12)
  • List-Level Events (00:08)
  • List Item-Level Events (00:57)
  • Demo: List Item Event Receiver (03:21)
  • Demo: Item Added (03:03)
  • Demo: Cancel an Event (04:20)
  • Summary (00:07)
List Forms (32:19)
  • Introduction (00:23)
  • List Forms (01:30)
  • Options for Custom Forms (00:49)
  • Custom Forms - SP Designer (01:06)
  • Demo: Custom List Form (04:11)
  • Demo: Import Solution (04:42)
  • Demo: Deploy List (02:30)
  • Fully Custom Forms (02:10)
  • Demo: List form with ASP.NET (04:02)
  • Demo: Deploy List form (01:35)
  • Custom Actions with Lists (01:20)
  • Demo: Custom Action with List (04:54)
  • Demo: Deploy Custom Action (02:38)
  • Summary (00:23)